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College Won’t Train You for a Job, and That’s Just Fine #makereducation

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In the back to school spirit, Rhett Allain offers some advice on how to approach your college education.

From WIRED.

I’ve given student advice before, so some of this might not be completely new. However, it’s a new year with new students, so it might be useful to give some ideas to this year’s collegiate freshmen. Actually, here are four things for students to consider.

Should I change my major?

What should you study in college? Should you be a biology major, or maybe computer science? These are real questions that students ask. Oh sure, many have already declared a major right when they registered. But that is honestly a difficult choice to make at the beginning of your academic career. How should you know what to study if you have never had a class in that particular subject?

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